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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Athens, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Bradford County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Bradford County, PA (128) Lycoming County, PA (192) Sullivan County, PA (43) Susquehanna County, PA (47) Tioga County, PA (41) Wyoming County, PA (27) Chemung County, NY (107) Tioga County, NY (51)  BradfordCounty(128) Bradford County (128)  LycomingCounty(192) Lycoming County (192)  SullivanCounty(43) Sullivan County (43)  SusquehannaCounty(47) Susquehanna County (47)  TiogaCounty(41) Tioga County (41)  WyomingCounty(27) Wyoming County (27)  ChemungCountyNew York(107) Chemung County (107)  TiogaCounty(51) Tioga County (51)
Towanda is the county seat for Bradford County
Athens is in Bradford County
      Bradford County (128)  
      Lycoming County (192)  
      Sullivan County (43)  
      Susquehanna County (47)  
      Tioga County (41)  
      Wyoming County (27)  
      Chemung County, New York (107)  
      Tioga County, New York (51)  
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1Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Athens
Known also as Tioga Point. Connecticut settlers laid out the village in 1786. Site of ancient Indian village of Teaoga. Base for the Sullivan Campaign into central N.Y. Gateway from Southern N.Y. into Pennsylvania for centuries.Map (db m90294) HM
2Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Athens Veterans Memorial
(Front):Pro Patria Et Gloria Erected to the memory of our soldiers who fought in defense of the flag (Back):Presented to the township of Athens, Bradford County by Joseph Whipple and Charlotte Snell Stickles of Orange, New Jersey . . . Map (db m33073) HM
3Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Captain Augustus S. PerkinsBorn July 13, 1838. — Killed in Battle December 11, 1862. —
Augustus Simeon Perkins (son of Edward Henry & Susan Welles Perkins) was born at Athens, Pa. July 13, 1838. He entered the Army at the commencement of the war in 1861, and while serving as captain of Company I 50th . . . Map (db m154056) HM
4Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Carrying Path
Here the Indian voyager down the Chemung lifted his canoe and carried it a hundred and ninety yards across the neck to ascend the Susquehanna.Map (db m33158) HM
5Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Colonel John Franklin
Leader of Connecticut land claimants. Served in Sullivan Campaign, 1779. Imprisoned in 1787-89 for leading new state movement. Later served in Pa. legislature. Moved here in 1789; died in 1831. Homesite and grave are east of road.Map (db m90297) HM
6Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Fort Sullivan
In Sullivan's Expedition, the march that destroyed savagery and opened the Keystone and Empire States to civilization, four brigades furnished by the states of Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and New Hampshire, with Proctor's Artillery and Parr's . . . Map (db m33146) HM
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7Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Fort Sullivan
Here within the confines of Fort Sullivan were buried August 14 1779 several soldiers killed the previous day in a skirmish at Chemung as attested by Solomon Talada soldier in the ranks who returned to live in Athens the rest of his life This . . . Map (db m33148) HM
8Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Fort Sullivan
Here, between the Chemung and Susquehanna commanding both rivers, Gen. John Sullivan built a fort Aug. 18, 1779. With a camp on the flats, it was base for the central N.Y. campaign and defeat of the Tory-Indian alliance.Map (db m33156) HM
9Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — General Henry W. PerkinsBorn August 28th, 1834 — Died January 14th, 1890 —
Henry Welles Perkins, eldest son of Edward Henry and Susan Welles Perkins, was born at Athens, Pennsylvania, August 28th, 1834. He entered the Army as First Lieutenant, Company A, 50th Regiment New York Engineers, September 11th, 1861; was . . . Map (db m154061) HM
10Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — McKinney Family
[Front] Dedicated to the memory of the McKinney Family buried in the family plot on the McKinney Farm east of Athens. [Back] 1769 Henry McKinney 1806 His wife . . . Map (db m154052) HM
11Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Roll of Honor
A tribute to the men of Athens Borough and Athens Township who made the supreme sacrifice in the wars of our country World War IArnold Floyd E. • Hatch, Archie T. Campbell, Leon E. • Pond, Roy Delaney, Howard • Santee, Clyde H. Hadlock, Frederick . . . Map (db m33109) WM
12Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Site of Athens Academy
. . . Map (db m32960) HM
13Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Stephen Foster
America's beloved writer of folk tunes and ballads attended, 1840-41, Athens Academy which stood here. The Tioga Waltz, Foster's first music, was composed at that time.Map (db m32958) HM
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14Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Teaoga
This strategic locality between the Chemung and the Susquehanna shows signs of age-old residence by various Indian groups. Graves of an Andaste chief and his followers were unearthed here in 1883-95.Map (db m33159) HM
15Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians1779 — Teaoga —
Indian village 3 miles distant from Sheshecunnuck Site of Sullivan's Army Encampment August 11-26, 1779 Lay one and one fourth miles south of this pointMap (db m32912) HM
16Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to All Veterans of the United States Armed ForcesMap (db m154025) WM
17Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Vietnam Veterans
. . . Map (db m33101) HM
18Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — War Memorial
[Memorial Crosses] WWI 1917 · 1918 WWII 1941 · 1946 Korean War 1950 · 1953 Vietnam War 1964 · 1975 Lebanon & Grenada 1982 · 1984 Panama 12/20/1989 · 1/31/1990 Gulf War & On Terrorism 2/8/1990 · [no end date] . . . Map (db m154023) WM
19Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — War MemorialSPC Oliver J. Brown
Dedicated in memory of SPC Oliver J. Brown "First Fallen Soldier of this Valley and Bradford County" (since the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom March 2003) who served with honor, pride and loyalty with the . . . Map (db m154038) WM
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Nov. 28, 2022